This Week: Shawna Suckow Kicks Conferences Into High Gear

By Connect Staff, January 1, 2016

This week at Connect: We’re hosting a webinar you won’t want to miss. Check out the details below and click here to sign up!

Webinar | Audience Engagement Techniques That Really Work
Sponsored by SPiN: Senior Planners Industry Network

When: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at 2 p.m. EST

Today’s audiences need to be highly engaged immediately—if we don’t give them rich experiences, they’ll leave either physically or by divng into their devices. Presenters are competing for the attention of demanding attendees who have low tolerance for talking heads, short attention spans, and diversions from their phones and other devices. In this session, Shawna Suckow, CMP, will discuss how evolving technology, culture and generations have changed how we meet and learn. We’ll delve into the evolving adult learning theory and how to capture the attention of participants in new ways.

Learning Objectives
1. How to kick your conference into high gear in 15 minutes
2. What not to do, unless you want to kill engagement (especially with millennials)
3. Methods for enriching the attendee experience and engaging even the
toughest skeptic

image001Who: Shawna Suckow, CMP; SPiN

Suckow has been a planner for more than 20 years. Today, she is founder and chairwoman of SPiN, the 2,500-member Senior Planners Industry Network. Suckow works with planners to provide strategic networking and rethink audience engagement at their conferences. She also works with CVBs to help them market more effectively to today’s planners.

Suckow has been named part of the 2015 list of Top 100 Women Business & Tech Speakers, the 2015 Top 25 Women in the Industry, Top 25 Most Influential in the Meetings Industry in 2012, 2013 and 2014, and Planners’ Favorite Speakers of 2014 and 2015.

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For more information on past and upcoming webinars, click here.

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